The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

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List of PG-13 horror movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. These horror movies are all rated PG-13, so if you want to take a more broad look at the genre check out The Best horror Movies of All Time as well as the Best horror Movies on Amazon Prime and the Best horror Movies on Netflix Instant.

This is kind of a difficult category for these films to be good, too. A good PG-13 horror movie, for horror fans, is kind of a white whale. More are coming out, but since they're often censored to be more commercial, PG-13 scary movies in general are kind of pulling a lot of punches. The scariest PG-13 movies use a supernatural element to make it terrifying at all. But if you're looking for funny scary movies on Netflix or even just the scarier, more gruesome, and horrifying PG-13 movies for some reason, this list is a good place to start. They also make really good Halloween movies. For example if you want to have some of the best Halloween movies on Netflix on in the background of your Halloween party that's always a good idea. Or if you're being a cool, edgy parent that wants to ease your kids into horror as a genre, starting with some solid PG-13 Halloween movies is always fun too. 
 
This list takes the best PG-13 horror movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 horror movie of all time is. This list of popular PG-13 horror movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top PG-13 horror movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great PG-13 horror films on this list.

If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 horror film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.List features Jurassic Park, The Sixth Sense and more. If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG-13 horror movies?" and "What are the most famous PG-13 horror movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you. Use this list if you're looking for some new horror movies that are rated PG-13. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great horror movies rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching. You could always share this on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and more to see what your social network would rank number one. 

Alfred Hitchcock and Dan Aykroyd have both directed a Horror PG-13 film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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    Insidious 
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    Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson

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    Insidious: Chapter 2 
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    Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson

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    Drag Me to Hell 
	is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson

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    Insidious Chapter 3 
	is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

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    Insidious Chapter 3

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    The Last Exorcism 
	is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Ashley Bell, Elton LeBlanc, Iris Bahr

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    Death Becomes Her 
	is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

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    Wes Craven's Chiller 
	is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Paul Sorvino, Beatrice Straight, Jill Schoelen

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    Conjurer 
	is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    John Schneider, Maxine Bahns, Brett Rice

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    The Exorcism of Emily Rose 
	is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Laura Linney, Jennifer Carpenter, Tom Wilkinson

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    The Mothman Prophecies 
	is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Richard Gere, Debra Messing, Laura Linney

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    1408 
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    Samuel L. Jackson, John Cusack, Kate Walsh

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    Willard 
	is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Crispin Glover, Laura Harring, R. Lee Ermey

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    Van Helsing 
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    Kate Beckinsale, Hugh Jackman, Josie Maran

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    High Spirits 
	is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Liam Neeson, Jennifer Tilly, Peter O'Toole

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    The Island of Dr. Moreau 
	is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer, Ron Perlman

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    Repossessed 
	is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Leslie Nielsen, Linda Blair, Ned Beatty

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    Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed 
	is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones

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    Night of the Comet 
	is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Geoffrey Lewis, Mary Woronov, Catherine Mary Stewart

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    House II: The Second Story 
	is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Bill Maher, Amy Yasbeck, John Ratzenberger

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    Tremors 2: Aftershocks 
	is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Fred Ward, Michael Gross, Helen Shaver

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    Zombie Hell House 
	is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Lucio Fulci, Catriona MacColl, Dagmar Lassander

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    Elvira: Mistress of the Dark 
	is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Cassandra Peterson, Jeff Conaway, Tress MacNeille

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    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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    Ghost Rider 
	is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Rebel Wilson

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    The Wicker Man 
	is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Nicolas Cage, James Franco, Leelee Sobieski

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer 
	is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Ben Affleck, Hilary Swank, Donald Sutherland

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    Elvira's Haunted Hills 
	is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Cassandra Peterson, Rob Paulsen, Richard O'Brien

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    Dawn of the Mummy 
	is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    George Peck, Ahmed Rateb, Brenda Siemer Scheider

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    Immortal 
	is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Immortal Walt Bost, Frank J. Aard, Meredith Lee Sause

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    Let's Scare Jessica to Death 
	is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Zohra Lampert, Barton Heyman, Alan Manson

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    The Mummy Lives 
	is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Tony Curtis, Uri Gavriel, Yosef Shiloach

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    The Birds 
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    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

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    Dark Shadows 
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    Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Chloë Grace Moretz

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    Scary Movie 3 
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    Pamela Anderson, Charlie Sheen, Jenny McCarthy

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    Warm Bodies 
	is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Dave Franco

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    My Teacher Ate My Homework 
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    Margot Kidder, Shelley Duvall, Gregory Smith

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    Dracula: Dead and Loving It 
	is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Mel Brooks, Leslie Nielsen, Amy Yasbeck

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    The Mummy Returns 
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    Dwayne Johnson, Rachel Weisz, Brendan Fraser

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    Arachnophobia 
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    John Goodman, Brandy Norwood, Jeff Daniels

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    The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon... 
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    Brendan Fraser, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh

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    Monster Beach Party 
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    Monster Beach Party Christopher Hines, Claire Bronson, Bill Szymanski

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    Stuff Stephanie in the Inciner... 
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    Neil McGarry, Nicola Kerwin, Paula Lee Gangemi

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    The Others 
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    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley

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    My Boyfriend's Back 
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    Matthew McConaughey, Renée Zellweger, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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    Nothing but Trouble 
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    Demi Moore, Tupac Shakur, Chevy Chase

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    Secret Window 
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    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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    Poltergeist II: The Other Side 
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    Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke

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    The Grudge 
	is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, KaDee Strickland, Bill Pullman

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    The Return of Swamp Thing 
	is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Heather Locklear, Louis Jourdan, Sarah Douglas

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    Ring 
	is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

    Hiroyuki Sanada, Miki Nakatani, Yūko Takeuchi

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